How I Met Your Mother: Season 4, Episode 10

The Fight (8 Dec. 2008)

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The guys get invited to fight alongside Doug the Bartender. However, the fight doesn't go exactly how they imagined it to.

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Doug Martin, the bartender at MacLaren's, is a brutishly large, toupee wearing man. He is also slightly dimwitted and angry but who is fiercely loyal to his regulars. That fierce loyalty leads to Doug challenging a group of bar patrons to a back alley fight on Lily, Robin, Ted, Marshall and Barney's behalf, but with the implication that Ted, Barney and Marshall join him in the brawl. After thinking about it, Ted, who has never been in a bona fide fist fight, believes a fight is something he needs to do once in his life and agrees to join Doug. Barney also goes to fight once he finds out that Robin, the hockey fan, is into brawlers. Marshall, on the other hand, won't fight, stating that he's been in many a fight before with his brothers and doesn't need to prove anything. When Ted and Barney come back from the fight with black eyes but are still standing while their opponents are out cold, they are seen as heroes by the other bar patrons, except for Marshall. Ted and Barney, basking in... Written by Huggo

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There is a short flashback, Marshall and Ted are seen eating a sandwich while watching a Kung Fu-movie. This references How I Met Your Mother: How I Met Everyone Else (2007) in which older Ted replaces all references to smoking marijuana by describing that he and his friends were eating a sandwich. See more »

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In the episode How I Met Your Mother: The Sweet Taste of Liberty Marshall said:"... oh thanks, I've never been in a fight before", but in this episode he says that he and his brothers always had fights. Also in that episode he was scared of fighting, but in this episode he wasn't. See more »

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Barney Stinson: Take a good look at this face, because next time you see it, it will be disfigured in the hottest way possible. Because I'm a man, and that's what I do. I get down and dirty.
[takes off coat]
Barney Stinson: Could you please hang this for me?
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References What's Happening Now! (1985) See more »

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Performed by Dave Davies
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